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  1. Don't Be a Spiritual Slacker
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    Don't Be a Spiritual Slacker

    • Posted: 4/3/11
    • Meeting: 3/4/11
    • Time: 00:12:00
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    Topics covered: slacker, perfection, imperfection, spiritual practice, doing the work, spiritual exercises, 7 step attention exercise...
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  2. The Courage to Stop Suffering Over Mistakes
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    The Courage to Stop Suffering Over Mistakes

    • Posted: 9/3/10
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    Real self-command dawns within us as we realize that reliving the past is powerless to change a present misunderstanding.

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  3. Leave the World of Limitation
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    Leave the World of Limitation

    • Posted: 7/16/10
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    The only way to leave the world of feeling sorry for yourself is to deliberately leave the world of thought.

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  4. The End of Self-Induced Sorrow
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    The End of Self-Induced Sorrow

    • Posted: 2/22/10
    • Meeting: 2/21/10
    • Time: 00:57:00
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    It is a fool and his pride that relishes in any perfection that "proves" its value by punishing him for his imperfections.
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  5. Seek the Source of True Self-Mastery
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    Seek the Source of True Self-Mastery

    • Posted: 2/16/10
    • Time: 00:05:16
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    The mind has a natural longing to explore itself and to understand its own possibilities. But this same mind will look at people that it sees at being better than itself, and it will say that there is no point to exploring any further since it will not be possible to match what others have achieved. The mind that decides that there is no point has succeeded only in hurting itself. As our mind...

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  6. The Real Cause of Why You Crash Into Life
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    The Real Cause of Why You Crash Into Life

    • Posted: 1/27/10
    • Meeting: 1/24/10
    • Time: 00:57:00
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    It's widely believed that psychological pain is a natural response to encountering an unwanted moment, but the true - and secret - source of this pain is an unseen conflict inherent in our present level of consciousness itself; the truth is that the "self" that suffers this pain is revealed by unwanted conditions - not created by them.
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  7. Take the Path to Perfecting You
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    Take the Path to Perfecting You

    • Posted: 1/25/10
    • Meeting: 1/17/10
    • Time: 00:55:00
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    Perhaps the most deceptive of all the false gods is the one who condemns you for being you.
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  8. Step Out of Your Life Into the First Life
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    Step Out of Your Life Into the First Life

    • Posted: 1/11/10
    • Meeting: 1/10/10
    • Time: 00:57:00
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    The comparative mind can't understand that perfection is not in time, but rather is the action of what is Timeless upon time and all of its creations.
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  9. Find the Love That Liberates You From Fear
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    Find the Love That Liberates You From Fear

    • Posted: 6/9/09
    • Meeting: 6/7/09
    • Time: 00:51:00
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    In truth, who we really are is not something we can "know," let alone keep... any more than a raindrop can know that its mother is some great distant sea and, for this knowledge, remain there safely between its shores.
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  10. Keys to Being the Ruler of Your Own "Castle"
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    Keys to Being the Ruler of Your Own "Castle" (Student Talks)

    • Posted: 5/27/09
    • Meeting: 5/22/09
    • Time: 00:52:00
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    There is nothing that life can deliver to your door that is not effortlessly handled in the same moment you remember this truth: nothing has the right to enter into and remain in your heart or mind without your consent.
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  11. See Through the Painful Illusion of Imperfection
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    See Through the Painful Illusion of Imperfection

    • Posted: 8/19/08
    • Time: 00:12:33
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    When all you have is yourself, you have to be afraid. And yet if you really had possession of yourself, fear would not have any power over you. And if we're really honest with ourselves, we can see that presently we lose ourselves all of the time. We are always trying to hold in place who we think we are supposed to be. That is not freedom. Being yourself is not the same thing as straining to...

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  12. Be True to Yourself
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    Be True to Yourself

    • Posted: 8/7/08
    • Time: 00:06:44
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    The principle longing we have as human beings is to be ourselves. But this essential longing is always interfered with by something. Here is the essence of the problem: you can never be yourself and protect yourself at the same time. Why? Personality has two principle functions: procurement, which is getting what I desire, and protection, which involves keeping things away from me that threat...

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The Essential Laws of Fearless Living

Here is your step-by-step guide to building the foundation of a fearless life. Learn how to see through the illusion of limitation and become unstoppable.

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